From: Colleen Daughey on

KANNAPOLIS — A 27-year-old man remains in critical condition after being
shot in a home invasion early Thursday.

Charles A. Edwards was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast,
where he was being treated for life-threatening injuries.

Kannapolis Police responded to a call at 632 Barlow Ave. at 12:45 a.m.

Barlow Avenue is off Bethpage Road, a short distance off South Main
Street in Cabarrus County.

Witnesses told officers that at least three people forced their way into
the residence.

During a confrontation inside the home, Edwards was shot in the head by
one of the men.

Cabarrus EMS and Kannapolis Fire first responders treated Edwards at the
scene before transporting him to the hospital in Concord.

Police have released these descriptions:

Suspect 1: Black male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, light
complexion, thin to medium build, dark or black clothing. He carried a

Suspect 2: Black male, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, medium
complexion, dreadlock-style hair, goatee, medium build, dark or black

Suspect 3: Black male, dark complexion, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8
inches tall, thin build, dark or black clothing, armed with handgun.

Kannapolis Police are asking anyone with information regarding the
incident to call 704-920-4000 or Crime Stoppers at 704-932-7463.

A reward is available for anyone providing information that leads to an
arrest and conviction.

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